My Friend Had Bad Breath And Serious Gum Issues
Author: Shirley K.
Word Count: 115
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10505-OR
Scientific Studies: 2
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I gave a friend a mixture of Thieves essential oil blend and Oregano essential oil to apply to his gums. He used this mixture at least twice a day.
After 48 hours the gum bleeding had stopped. He also had no more gum swelling and definitely no more bad breath. He continues to use this mixture even though his symptoms have improved.
He has saved money because he has cut back on regular mouthwash and no longer has to try different toothpastes. This treatment may have also saved him from an unwarranted extraction or expensive treatments.
He has become an advocate for these essential oils and has introduced them to several of his friends and other family members.
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: periodontitis, gingivitis, periodontal, gums, halitosis.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||Study 1: "[Oil pulling] would benefit the general population by giving more confidence in the ancient practices, thus preventing tooth decay and loss." Study 2: "Oil pulling therapy has been equally effective like chlorhexidine on halitosis and organisms, associated with halitosis." Study 3: "The oil pulling therapy showed a reduction in the plaque index, modified gingival scores, and total colony count of aerobic microorganisms in the plaque of adolescents with plaque-induced gingivitis." Study 4: "Oil pulling can be used as an effective preventive adjunct in maintaining and improving oral health." Study 5: "The myth that the effect of oil-pulling therapy on oral health was just a placebo effect has been broken, and there are clear indications of possible saponification and emulsification process, which enhances its mechanical cleaning action."||Link|
|2.||"Both clove and benzocaine gels had significantly lower mean pain scores than placebos. No significant difference was observed between clove and benzocaine regarding pain scores. Clove gel might possess a potential to replace benzocaine as a topical [anesthetic] agent before needle insertion."||Link|
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